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Dictionary = a resource that lists the words of a language (typically in alphabetical order) and gives their meaning, or gives the equivalent words in a different language, often also providing information about pronunciation, origin, and usage

Also see: language, lexicon, pictionary, vocabulary


Stray Observations

When asked why he had defined pastern as “the knee of a horse” in his great dictionary (It is part of the foot just above the hoof), Samuel Johnson answered simply, “Ignorance, madam, pure ignorance.”

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List of dictionaries by number of words


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